October 1, 2014
RENO, Nev. (AP) - The chief prosecutor in Reno says police have identified a rival gang member as the man suspected of killing of the president of the Hells Angels' San Jose chapter in a casino shootout last weekend.
Washoe County District Attorney Richard Gammick told The Associated Press on Wednesday that investigators have known from
the beginning the identity of the Vagos gang member suspected of
shooting and killing 51-year-old Jeffery "Jethro" Pettigrew.
Gammick says the suspect apparently has been in hiding since Friday night's gun battle that also wounded two Vagos members.
Gammich says he has no doubt the Hells Angels know who the killer is, too. He says if they "get their hands on him" first, the suspect probably won't make it to a trial in Reno.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.